Kolindros is located 450km from Athens, 50km from Thessalonica and 38km from Katerini, the capital of Pieria, and the largest city in the area.
Kolindros is a small country municipality in the foothills of Pieria. The municipality contains five villages: Kolindros (where the town hall is), Kastania, Ryakia, Livadi and Paliampela.
The total municipality has approximately 6500 inhabitants.
The municipality has traditional Macedonian construction work, among which lies the ruins of an old Byzantine castle from the 11th century. Also the churches and convents are extraordinarily interesting. There is a protected archaeological site in Paliambela. Research at Paliambela, Kolindros started in 1999 as a joint project of a team from the Aristotle University of Thessalonica and a team from the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the British School at Athens.
Kolindros is building a guesthouse, with a capacity of 40 beds, for athletes.
There is also an open air theatre in the municipality.
SITE WEB: www.kolindros.gr